Two Waves received major postseason awards on Wednesday.
Jordan Qsar and Chase Lambert are headed to professional baseball.
Qsar finished the year as the West Coast Conference Player of the Year.
The Waves nearly swept the honors, claiming four out of five spots.
Barnett picks up his first All-WCC first team honor as a senior.
Kyle Terada's photos of the Waves in the WCC Tournament game.
Kyle Terada/WCC and Stephen Wandzura photos of the Waves' 7-6 walk-off win over LMU at the WCC Tournament.
Photos by Stephen Wandzura and Kyle Terada/WCC of the Waves' 8-2 win over USF in the 1st round of the WCC Tournament.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of Senior Day and the WCC championship celebration.
BASE vs SD (04/20/2018)
RS JUNIOR/2018: Named to Collegiate Baseball Magazine All-America first team and Perfect Game second team … Named to American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings West Region second team … WCC Player of the Year … Hit 13 home runs, leading the team … Had a .279 overall average and a .330 average in West Coast Conference play … Led WCC in RBI with 63, which was also tied for seventh all-time in Pepperdine single-season history … Had 7 saves on the mound as closer … Finished with a 3.44 ERA with nine strikeouts in 18.1 innings … Had a career-high seven RBI against New Mexico (3/13) … Scored a career-high three runs at Gonzaga (3/17) … Named a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 25th round, signed.
RS SOPHOMORE/2017: Made 44 starts in 46 appearances in the Pepperdine lineup and also made 15 appearances on the mound as a reliever … Earned All-WCC honorable mention … Batted .269, was second on the team with 26 runs scored and third with 24 RBI … Hit 11 doubles, one triple and two home runs … Had a .346 on-base percentage and slugged .374 … Stole 2-of-3 bases … Posted a career-high four hits at Portland (4/8) … Drove in a career-high four runs at CSUN (4/4) … Drove in multiple runs six times … Score a career-best three runs against Fresno State (3/7) … On the mound, posted a 3.19 ERA and 4-1 record … Notched one save in 31.0 innings pitched … Struck out 15 batters, allowing a .217 opponent batting average … Tossed a career-high 5.0 innings twice, against Fresno State (3/7) and Saint Mary’s (5/13) … Struck out a career-best four batters against Portland (4/9) and Saint Mary’s (5/13).
SOPHOMORE/2016: Appeared in 13 games, making 12 starts before his sophomore season was cut short with an injury … Batted .273 in 44 at-bats, driving in 17 runs and scoring five … Had one home run and two doubles … Slugged .386 and had a .313 on-base percentage … Had three multi-hit games … Matched a career-high with three RBI against Gonzaga (3/19).
FRESHMAN/2015: Appeared in 23 games and started 20 as a freshman for the Waves … Named to the WCC All-Freshman team … Finished the season batting .313, tops on the team … Also finished the season with 18 RBI … Drove in a season-high three runs against Cal Poly (3/31) … Notched eight multi-hit games … Also pitched in 19 games this season… Posted an ERA of 3.52 … Had 15 strikeouts to seven walks on the year … Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings pitched against Cal Poly (3/31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three varsity seasons at Valhalla High School under head coach Mike Wilson, graduating in 2014 … For his prep career hit .342 with 116 hits, 63 RBI, 32 doubles, 7 homers, 34 stolen bases … On the mound compiled a 2.40 ERA with 38 strikeouts and a .198 opponent batting average … As a senior named All-State second team, All-CIF San Diego section first team and All-East County first team … Was All-League second team and Offensive MVP as a junior … Named Rookie of the Year and All-League honorable mention as a sophomore … Named San Diego Union Tribune Scholar Athlete … Team was CIF runner-up in 2014 … Also played basketball at Valhalla HS, earning All-League All-Star and team MVP in 2014 … Named 2014 All San Diego Academic Team Captain for Baseball and 2014 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
CLUB: Played for the San Diego Show and Rays scout team in 2013 … Show was ranked first in the nation by Perfect Game.
PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif. to John and Lisa Qsar … Has one sister, Julianna … Dad played baseball at Mesa College … Majoring in Pre-Business Administration … Chose Pepperdine, “not only for the quality baseball program, but for the high level of academics.”
FAVORITES: Derek Jeter (pro athlete); San Diego Padres (pro team); The Great Gatsby (book); Good Will Hunting (movie); Breaking Bad (TV show); Mac Miller (musical artist); Sushi (food); Football (sport besides baseball)